Feb 7 2018 Support continues for domestic violence victims at the greatest risk of lethal assault

Federal grant of $152,450 funds victim advocates in the office of the Jefferson County Attorney

LOUISVILLE – Domestic violence victims at the greatest risk of lethal assault will continue to have an outlet for help, thanks to Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell and $152,450 in federal grant money.

Oct 20 2017 Center for Women and Families honors Mike O’Connell with Public Service Award

Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell received The Center for Women and Families’ Public Service Award during the nonprofit’s annual report to the community Wednesday evening.

The award, presented by Kentuckiana’s domestic violence and rape crisis center, recognizes a public figure who has gone above and beyond to aid The Center’s mission.

Sep 14 2017 ‘Get in the Game’ campaign asks community to be part of collecting delinquent child support for Jefferson County kids

‘Get in the Game’ campaign asks community to be part of collecting delinquent child support for Jefferson County kids

County Attorney’s list has netted $15.2 million in last 11 years

Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell previewed the annual publication of delinquent child support obligors Thursday that will be printed in The Courier-Journal on Sunday, September 17 and available online the same day.

Aug 25 2017 Mike O'Connell named Outstanding County Attorney of the Year in Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Mike O’Connell was named Outstanding County Attorney of the Year at the Kentucky Prosecutors Conference Thursday afternoon at the Hyatt Regency in Lexington.

Aug 14 2017 County Attorney pushes new program aimed to curb repeat DUI and other high-risk alcohol offenders

County Attorney Mike O’Connell is supporting a high-tech approach to curbing habitual drunk drivers with the rollout of Jefferson County’s new Continuous Alcohol Monitoring Program (CAMP).

 

Jun 22 2017 Revised agreement in LG&E case keeps limited increases in fixed monthly charges and to rates for residential ratepayers and Louisville Metro’s utility bills

Jefferson County Attorney represented Louisville Metro Government in settlement

An agreement reached between Louisville Gas & Electric (LG&E) and Louisville Metro Government that significantly reduced a proposed utility rate increase was accepted with minor modifications Thursday by the Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC).

Dec 19 2016 Jefferson County Attorney’s Office to offer additional support to domestic violence victims at the greatest risk of lethal assault

Jefferson County Attorney’s Office to offer additional support to domestic violence victims at the greatest risk of lethal assault
$100k increase comes at a time when domestic killings, city’s murder rate are on the rise

Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell is hiring two additional advocates for victims of domestic violence, with one position solely focused on victims at a high risk of lethality.

Dec 2 2016 Louisville Metro Government to seek intervention in LG&E rate increase case

Louisville Metro Government will seek to intervene in the pending case before the Public Service Commission (PSC) involving Louisville Gas & Electric’s request for an increase in utility rates.

Aug 21 2016 County Attorney's annual delinquent child support list released

Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell today announced the eleventh publication of delinquent child support obligors is now available in The Courier-Journal and available online.

The Child Support Division has collected $14.8 million, sent wage withholding orders to 11,029 employers and found 18,266 new addresses directly attributable to the lists printed each year since 2005.

Jun 16 2016 An Open Letter from Jefferson County Attorney Mike O'Connell Regarding Violence and Discrimination in Our Community

An open letter to colleagues in the Jefferson County Attorney’s Office and members of our community:

Aug 28 2015 10th Annual Delinquent Child Support list publishes Sunday

For the 10th year, the Jefferson County Attorney's Child Support division publishes it's delinquent child support obligors list.

Sep 24 2014 2014 Delinquent Child Support Obligors Announced

Jefferson County Attorney Mike O'Connell today announced the ninth annual list of delinquent child support obligors to be published in the Sunday, September 21st Louisville Courier-Journal.

This year's list contains 3,836 names on the insert and website, last known addresses and the amount of child support owed as of August 27, 2014. Individuals listed owe a collective $97.9 million.